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Spending by industry group

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Heavy industry led all sectors in direct purchases in 2004, according to a study by the Abacus B2B Alliance.

% of total Industry group $ spent money spent

Heavy industry $1.3 billion 30%

Business & legal 894 million 20

Finance & insurance 597 million 14

Health 493 million 11

Retail & restaurant 447 million 10

Education 385 million 9

Source: Abacus B2B Alliance, 2004 data

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